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Lecturer in Pure Mathematics

University College London - UCL Mathematics

Location: London
Salary: £43,884 to £51,769 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 13th November 2018
Closes: 13th December 2018
Job Ref: 1759759

The UCL Department of Mathematics invites applications from candidates for a Lecturer in Pure Mathematics. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct a vigorous, high-level research programme in pure mathematics, including publishing in leading journals, and be active in seeking to obtain external income to support their research. They will contribute to the teaching of courses and supervision of projects at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

The department has internationally recognised research groups in pure and applied analysis; fluid mechanics; mathematical physics; geometry and topology; algebra, number theory and combinatorics; mathematical modelling in biology, finance, industry and society. This post is part of an expansion of the department; posts in applied mathematics will also be advertised.

The post is available from 1 September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The successful candidate will have a track record of independent research excellence in pure mathematics of international standing, with a record of presenting mathematics research at national and international conferences, meetings, or workshops. They are expected to have a PhD or equivalent qualification in pure mathematics, and a commitment to sustained excellence in research and teaching. Teaching experience, including programme and course development, will also be needed. Excellent written and verbal communication is required, as well as good presentation skills.

A record of successful supervision and mentoring of graduate students and research staff would be desirable, as well as an established record of excellent teaching in mathematics and the supervision of student projects or dissertations.

UCL vacancy reference: 1759759     

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Sam Hopkins ( Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Leonid Parnovski, email or Professor Helen Wilson, email

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: January 2018

UCL Taking Action for Equality

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.

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